Marion Webb has been writing about health care issues for nearly two decades as a full-time reporter and freelancer. As the senior business reporter for the San Diego Business Journal, Marion covered new medical innovations at San Diego’s top-ranking research institutions and the medical device and life sciences industry for nearly eight years. She’s also been a regular contributor to the Los Angeles County Medical Association’s Physician Magazine and Physicians News Network focusing on new technologies, practice management, reimbursement and other trendy issues relevant to physician practices and their ability to succeed. She remains fascinated by the ever-growing numbers of innovative products coming out of the medtech sector, from potentially life-saving devices to help treat patients who otherwise wouldn’t have access to medical care to breakthrough technologies that benefit mankind. Marion earned her BA in communications from UC San Diego and continues to enjoy an active lifestyle in San Diego.
Latest From Marion Webb
With the acquisition of Lemonaid Health, at-home genome testing company 23andMe hopes to transform the primary care business with genetics insights.
The Consumer Technology Association hopes its newly developed standard for digital therapeutics will clear up industry confusion and encourage the adoption of these treatments.
In this edition of Device Week, Medtech Insight’s Reed Miller discusses some important news from Medtronic and Marion Webb reviews the first of two feature articles on the impact of the pandemic on the medtech industry around the world.
Health leaders in Sweden, Norway, Australia, Canada and Taiwan predicted the universal impact of digital solutions during the pandemic and lessons learned that will impact future care.
Dexcom is making CGM data available through consumer devices starting with Garmin’s smartwatches and bicycle computers.
Digital Health Roundup, August/September 2021: Record Digital Health Funding Q1-3 Of $21.3Bn, AAOS Highlights, Regulatory Updates
In this roundup of developments in digital health, we highlight the key news and announcements from August and September.